Waterbury, Connecticut: let’s try less shame, and better information about bed bugs

October 23, 2008

Channel 3 in Waterbury, Connecticut reported today, School: Boy Brought Bed Bugs to Class; Parents Urged to Check Children There’s a lot wrong in that statement alone, let alone the report that follows. First, check your children?!? Bed bugs do not live on children. They are not like lice. They may be carried briefly in […]

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Craigslist bed bug warnings

December 24, 2007

We know bed bugs are all over Waterbury, CT. And all over Craigslist. Craigslist reader BOB warned fellow Craigslisters (namely residents of Oakville and the Waterbury area) to beware: re oakville Reply to: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx@craigslist.org Date: 2007-12-20, 11:07PM EST Watch out for bed bugs. THey are spreading fast. They are all over waterbury and the reactions […]

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Bed bugs usually plague a city for a few weeks before being eradicated. Really, Waterbury Health Department?

September 23, 2007

IMG_1153.JPG Photo by ry_aka_olympia Waterbury, Connecticut has had a recent bed bug outbreak in a number of locations. Last week, we were told in the Republican-American online of these locations with bed bug infestations, which had been reported to the Health Dept.: 553 South Main St. (two apartments in a multi-unit building; all the rest […]

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Bed bug news round-up: Waterbury, Connecticut; MIT

September 15, 2007

Bed bugs creeping their way around Waterbury, CT, the Republican-American reported on Friday that the Waterbury Health Department has gotten complaints from around the city: The health department also received complaints of infestations of two apartments at 553 South Main St., and one apartment each in apartment buildings or multifamily homes at 42 Pine St. […]

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